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25th January 2018

Senior Sales Applications Engineer

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Job Location: Elgin, IL


 Position Overview:

Siemens is in search of a Senior Sales Applications Engineer with direct experience supporting drivetrain technologies to End Users, Solution Providers and OEMS. Prior applications engineering experience with mechanical drivetrains and gear products in the cement, mining or marine industries are required.  Experience working with a distribution / sales representative network of channel partners is a strong plus.

The chosen candidate for this key role will be responsible for applying principles, theories and concepts on a wide-range of mechanical challenges.  The product portfolio is primarily focused on standard mechanical drives (gearboxes), specialty mechanical drives, couplings and may additionally include geared motors, low/medium voltage motors and low/medium voltage electrical drives as incorporated in integrated drive solutions. 


Other responsibilities:

Investigates and resolves complex technical problems to meet customer’s needs
Completes technical product review/analysis in pursuit of creative and cost-effective solutions
Prepares and presents detailed technical proposals to meet the needs of the customer and the company that are within scope: cost, time, and environmental constraints
Provides follow-up support to disseminate complex technical information on specific applications to educate the channel and end-user on the value-add that we provide
Supports sales staff in assessing potential application of company products to meet customer needs and preparing initial product specifications
Educates and collaborates with channel partners to increase product knowledge and promotion of our products and services
Utilizes Configuration tools and SAP to create finished goods / bills of material
Communicates effectively and professionally with internal and external customers using the appropriate sense of urgency, ownership, professionalism and follow up
Adheres to LOA requirements for quotations

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:


BS in Engineering. 
Direct experience supporting drivetrain technologies.
Experience in marine, cement or mining industries.
Demonstrates knowledge of organization's business practices and issues.
Typically 5-8 years of successful experience.

Preferred Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience


Advanced degree in Engineering. 


PLEASE NOTE: Individual must possess a valid Driver’s license in good standing

Individual must be at least 21 years of age in order to participate in the required Siemens vehicle plan

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.


Please contact Roger Thomas with any questions, phone: 224-517-5604

To apply:

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